White & Case Advises Triton-Backed Acre on Acquisition of Time Data Security

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised Triton Partners’ portfolio company ACRE on its acquisition of Time Data Security (TDS). 

"Our team helped to successfully navigate this important strategic acquisition, which is the first since Triton’s investment in ACRE earlier this year," said White & Case partner Ian Bagshaw, who led the Firm's deal team. "Our role advising on the strong combination of ACRE and TDS, as well as Triton’s earlier investment in ACRE, highlights White & Case's expertise advising on cross-border deals across the private equity and technology industries."

Founded in 1997, Triton has sponsored ten funds, focusing on businesses in the industrial, business services, consumer and health sectors. 

ACRE is a global leader in the delivery of integrated technologies and services. The acquisition of TDS will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans to strengthen its product portfolio and geography in the UK and Europe and bring new products to North America.

Founded in 1990 and headquartered in Ireland, TDS is a leading provider of smart work -place products including visitor management, life safety and access control software solutions, counting some of the world’s biggest and most prestigious organisations as its customer base.

The White & Case team which advised on the transaction was led by partner Ian Bagshaw (London) and included partners Frank Lupinacci, Henrik Patel and Justin Wagstaff (all New York) and associates Ben von Maur, Elena Ruggiu and Anna Rawlence (all London), Demian von Poelnitz (New York) and Andrew Bayer (Miami).

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